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CWIHP Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson's Book Released in Polish

"Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty: The CIA Years and Beyond" by CWIHP Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson has been published in Polish for the first time.

CWIHP Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson's Book Released in Polish

Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty: The CIA Years and Beyond by CWIHP Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson has been published in Polish for the first time. The book, which examines the first twenty years of the organization, policies, and impact of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty, places special focus on the Polish section of RFE/RL. Based on extensive archival research in the US, Germany, Poland, and Hungary, it also utilized CIA materials to examine the origins and role of RFE/RL in the context of US national security strategy, with particular attention to the role of the Central Intelligence Agency in covertly organizing and funding RFE/RL from 1949 to 1971.

The Polish edition of the book is available for purchase here.

The English edition is available from the Wilson Center Press.

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A. Ross Johnson

A. Ross Johnson

History and Public Policy Program Fellow;
Senior Adviser, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; former Director, Radio Free Europe

Before his passing in February 2021, A. Ross Johnson was a Wilson Center History and Public Policy Fellow and Senior Advisor for Archives at RFE/RL. He was a former director of Radio Free Europe. 

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